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Notable Historical Events for July 20th

1976Hank Aaron hits 755th & last home run off Angels Dick Drago

1994OJ Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller

1948Syngman Rhee elected President of South Korea

1967Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes

1881Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops

1836Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension

19691st men on the Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Jr. from Apollo 11

1944Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Germany army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg.

1992121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane

1991Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant

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Notable Birthdays on July 20th

1919Edmund Hillary, Auckland NZ, Explorer and Mountaineer (1st to scale Mt Everest with Tenzing Norgay), (d. 2008)

1956Mima Jausovec, Maribor Yugoslavia, tennis player (French Open-1977)

1908[Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Gweedore, Irish-American mob hitman

356 BCAlexander the Great, Pella Macedon, Macedonian king and military leader, (d. 323 BC)

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Notable Deaths on July 20th

1973Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32

1937Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

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